SSM award recipients 2017

  1. Buckley, Judith

    Murihiku Young Parents Learning Centre

    Inquire into the impact of the MYPLC Teen Parent Unit on the lives of the young parents and their children in the years since they exited (2011–2016).

    Download: Full report (PDF 846 kB)

  2. Chester, Robyn

    Tawa College

    How schools are developing curriculum and culturally responsive environments.

    Download: Full report (PDF 410 kB)

  3. Dalzell, Linda

    Southland Boys' High School

    Investigate the application of Kia Eke Panuku learning in a range of schools with particular but not exclusive focus on culturally responsive and relational pedagogy and powerful connections with whānau.

    Download: Full report (PDF 444 kB)

  4. Drury, Elizabeth

    Taradale High School

    Research effective use of innovative learning environments, including the structures which support them, through wide reading, school visits and by attending the National Future Schools Expo in Melbourne.

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  5. Greenaway, Ann

    Wellington East Girls' College

    Investigate the design of a future-focused curriculum for junior secondary students that maximises innovative learning environments.

    Download: Full report (PDF 230 kB)

  6. Koni, Elizabeth

    Queens High School

    Investigate the link between raising expectations and raising achievement and see how leaders can successfully create positive change in a school's culture.

    Download: Full report (PDF 902 kB)

  7. Macdonald, Kerry

    New Plymouth Girls' High School

    Inquire into how secondary schools lift Māori student achievement through embedding Ka Hikitia, Tataiako and the Cultural Competencies into provisionally certified teachers and new staff induction and mentoring programmes.

  8. Turnbull, Peter

    Central Southland College

    Professional reading on alternative approaches to traditional curriculum and timetable structures, including past sabbatical reports.

    Download: Full report (PDF 1 MB)

  9. White, Lisa

    Whangaparaoa College

    Research what is working well and what is not working so well in other Kāhui Ako, as we begin the journey in our Kāhui Ako.

    Download: Full report (PDF 624 kB)